Curation | Amazone d’Hermès

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I love these little objects from the past, brought to you by friends, parents, uncles or bought one day in a flea market and forgot for years before being discovered again.

This is the box of a parfumed soap, Amazone from french luxury house Hermès. I found this tiny box (5 cm/2 inches width) from the 70′ in a treasure box at home. I don’t know where it come from, I suppose that it was a part of a beauty case you prepare when you are packing for a long journey.

Amazone a floral green fragrance created by Jean-Claude Ellena and Maurice Maurin in 1974, inspired by the mythical female equestrians. In the mid-seventies, an era where women were fighting for more freedom, Amazone was like a manifesto for a modern woman.

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PFW | Wooyoungmi, joyful elegance

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Wooyoungmi, summer spring 2013, Paris

Prints are back on the runways for several seasons now in women collection. It’s the same, more quietly, with men. More than just the plaid shirt, this summer we can already find beautiful printed pants in almost every collections (from fast-fashion retailer to high-fashion houses).

The two korean sisters Woo Youngmi and Woo Janghee, designers of Wooyoungmi love prints and put them everywhere for next summer.

The result is a very arty-60 collection. Peacefulness, intellectual, jazzy, sophisticated… are words which come to your mind. But there is no nostalgia, these are clothes for today, well thought and well balanced. Fitted pants, short jackets and geometric pattern flirting sometimes with an ethnic style.

The masculine silhouette designed by two women is mostly design for a sensitive urban boy seeking for a joyful elegance.

It is not surprising to learn that Wooyoungmi is working with and support various artists as they strongly believe in the link between art and fashion. Each season an artist is invited to interpret the collection. His work will be used for the advertising campain and be exhibited.

Korean designers demonstrate once again (think of Juun J) that menswear need to rely on them for the future.

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This coat is a must have. The pants seems to be zipped at the bottom.

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Wooyoungmi blog lists all the projects and universe of the label

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New York inspires… People

Friends and people i met in New York City.

Des gens cool, des amis rad, des copines qui ont le swag et des êtres étranges rencontrés à New-York…

Meet Karolina

Karolina Brock, swag girl from Sweden, dancer, journalist and fashion designer (website), now living in Big Apple.

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Louis Vuitton popup store in SoHo

Chers lecteurs,
some pictures of the Yayoi Kusama popup store in the Louis Vuitton’s shop based in SoHo, open especially for us that morning.

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Yayoi Kusama is watching you from the windows…

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Goodies !

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More goodies !

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more and more !

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I went downstairs…

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…and learn a bit about the various leather qualities used. Above the Antheia quality with embroidered Monogram pattern.

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Above the Mahina quality where the Monogram pattern is perforated.

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Pelayo (kate loves me) and Alexandra aka Lovelypepa (Fashionsalad) instagraming loud!

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Three angels: Alexandra, Angela (stylosophy) and Alessandra (littlesnobthing)

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Haute Couture | Rad Hourani is rad…

Above and below, photos of the haute couture collection by Rad Hourani presented at Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris.

Exploring film making, photography, music… with no background set in any fashion school, Rad Hourani has no boundaries to creates his fashion. Unisex is his statement. Rad is a rad… designer.

For the first unisex haute couture collection in history, Rad Hourani designed geometric lines. Vertical and horizontal lines, satin and matt fabrics, black and a touch of white.

The pants, sometimes with vertical cuts all along, fits beautifully. Horizontally, the belts are gorgeous accessories and affirm this very radical and strict silhouette. The double collars, wide open, folded, break the lines and give air to all of this.

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Unisex shoes

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In the attendance

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Black ! Unisex ! Black ! Black ! Unisex ! Black ! Black !

 

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